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Out of State Resources: Check Your Sump Pump

By North Dakota State University Extension

Posted on: October, 16 2015

This resource briefly reviews how to check your sump pump including frequently asked articles.

Out of State Resources: Cleaning a Flooded Crawlspace

By North Dakota State University Extension

Posted on: October, 16 2015

This is a brief article on how to clean out a flooded crawlspace.

Out of State Resources: Flooded House Clean-up

By Kenneth Hellevang

Posted on: October, 16 2015

This resource is a set of PowerPoint slides on flooded house clean up. It includes information about different hazards that may be present following a flood, how to clean out a home safely by taking into consideration mold and other contaminants. This resource also discusses structural integrity including a cleanout sequence and how to decide what to save or throw out.

Out of State Resources: Preparing Flood-damaged Homes for Winter

By Kenneth Hellevang

Posted on: October, 16 2015

This resource is a quick fact sheet on how to prepare a flooded home for winter. This resource includes topics such as insulation and heat, how to reduce soil moisture, how to remove moisture from the home, how to protect water pipes sewer drains, and more.

Out of State Resources: Structure, Utilities and Mold

By Kenneth Hellevant

Posted on: October, 16 2015

This resource is the second of five videos and a series on flooded house clean up. This video coveres issues such as evaluating homes for structural integrity, how to shut off electric and gas, and how to clean affected parts of the home.

Out of State Resources: Clean Up Process

By Kenneth Hellevang

Posted on: October, 16 2015

This resource is the third of five videos in a series on flooded house cleanup. This video reviews how to remove water from a flooded basement and discard materials that were contaminated by floodwater.

Out of State Resources: How to remove mildew

By Diane Corrin

Posted on: October, 16 2015

This brief article reviews how to remove mildew from textiles, paper products, and painted surfaces.

Out of State Resources: Molds – your safe home

By Wanda Olson and McGregor Pearce

Posted on: October, 16 2015

This brief article reviews mold in the home including what mold is, what mold does to our bodies, how mold gets into homes, how to tell if you have a mold problem, how to get rid of mold, and how to prevent mold from growing in the home.

Out of State Resources: Moisture in basements: causes and solutions

By John Carmody and Brent Anderson

Posted on: October, 16 2015

This article provides a comprehensive overview of moisture in the basement, both causes and solutions. The article reviews problems that can damage your house, how to find the sources of basement moisture, how moisture moves through out of basement, and typical causes a basement moisture problems among other topics.

Out of State Resources: Flooded walls - Drying and cleaning

By Diane Corrin

Posted on: October, 16 2015

This is a brief article on how to clean and dry flooded walls.